Monthly Archives: March 2012

Auckland: Wrapping it Up (Day 240)

Dave would never tell us so, but we know the old adage: ‘Houseguests are like fish; they start to smell after a few days.’ The truth is that we were ready to get on the road a lot sooner than … Continue reading

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Auckland for Beginners (Days 238-239) -Auckland, New Zealand

Miraculously, we seemed to have completely evaded jet-lag. We woke up at a civilized hour and were able to start making plans for the next couple of days. We had a lot to do and wanted to throw in some … Continue reading

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Losing a Day – Panama City, Panama to Auckland, New Zealand

We departed Panama City on Christmas morning, endured 30 hours of air travel (including 2 connecting flights and a 6-hour Christmas interlude with our mothers in LA) and, through some warp in space-time, arrived in Auckland 2 calendar days later. … Continue reading

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Adios, Central America! – Panama City to Auckland, New Zealand

We love Panama. We loved it since the very beginning, perhaps especially because of the stark contrast to our experience in Costa Rica (expensive, over-developed, no ‘local flavor’). We loved riding through the mellow countryside, meeting locals who weren’t tourism … Continue reading

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Panama City Photos

Hey all, We’ve been bad at posting. We know we have. It’s just that (supply your own whining voice here) posting is hard. Internet has been sparse, even reliable electricity, and when we do get access to those modern luxuries, … Continue reading

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Punked – Tolé to Santiago to Panama City

It started out like any other day: we woke up a bit later than we should have, ate a middling but sufficient breakfast, then were off into the hills of rural Panama. These are the simple joys of doing a … Continue reading

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Panama Is Where It’s At (Day 228) – David, Panama to Tolé, Panama

So this is why we travel. It’s moments like these that make all of traveling worth it.  I’m gonna go ahead and work backwards, since it’s moments like the ones that we’ve just been having that have inspired me to … Continue reading

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